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In this project, Paul takes apart a secondhand mahogany table to look at the construction methods used by craftsman in the 17th and 18th century. Applying his discoveries, Paul makes another table to make a matching pair, which trains you and preserves the working skills in the lives of future craftsmen and women.
Combination gauge (or marking gauge and mortise gauge)
Tape/Ruler (or both)
Chisels (at least 1/4″, 3/8″, 1/2″, 3/4″ and 1″)
Hand router (see how to make a ‘Poor Man’s Router here)
Smoothing plane (No 4)
Jack Plane * (No 5) (recommended if using rough sawn)
Scrub Plane *
No 80 Cabinet Scraper
Brace & bit/drill driver
* = optional
The joints used in this project:
Angled shoulder mortice & tenon
Who is teaching this course?
Paul Sellers. Paul is a dynamic and knowledgable teacher. Paul teaches at the New Legacy School of Woodworking. Find out more about Paul and the projects he is involved with click here.